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October 16, 2019

Surviving Aortic Dissection and Navigating Its Aftermath

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Surviving an aortic dissection is a tale not all patients live to tell. For Eric Salter, living through the traumatic experience was nothing short of miraculous. What’s been even more remarkable to the 45-year-old, though, is the life-changing care he’s received from his Mayo Clinic cardiologists who are committed to helping him live a long […]

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Tags: Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, Dr. Alberto Pochettino, Dr. Sabrina Phillips


March 2, 2017

Daughter’s Persistence Leads to Discovery of a Life-Threatening Aortic Aneurysm

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Morgan Burke spent years urging her father, Tony Burke, to make a doctor’s appointment. When Tony was 12 years old, he had open-heart surgery at Mayo Clinic to repair aortic stenosis. But as an adult, the 48-year-old avoided most medical care. “I’m just that type. I don’t go to the doctor ever — unless I’m […]

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Tags: Aortic Aneurysm, Cardiovascular Diseases, Dr. Alberto Pochettino, Dr. Heidi Connolly, Dr. Joseph Maalouf


September 10, 2015

Team Marrion Steps Out for Heart Health

By Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss

Every year, Katie Ford, who works at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus, can be found with a plastic jar and a stack of donation envelopes, encouraging colleagues to support the activities of the American Heart Association. In particular, she urges them to sign up for the annual First Coast Heart Walk, which Mayo Clinic sponsors. Heart […]

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Tags: Aortic Aneurysm, Cardiovascular Health, First Coast Heart Walk, Heart Disease


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